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Assessment

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The Office of Assessment coordinates and implements systems to measure student performance.

New Information for 2014-15

 

 

Assessments

  • Pennsylvania System of School Assessment (PSSA)
  • Keystone Exams (High School End-of-Course Assessments)
  • Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills (DIBELS)
  • Science Research Association (SRA) - Direct & Corrective Reading
  • Educational Assistant Program (EAP)/Strategic & Intensive Program
  • Benchmark
  • Literacy - Developmental Reading Assessment (DRA), Gates-MacGinitie, & Writing and Reading Assessment Profile (WRAP)
  • National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)
  • NOCTI
  • Advanced Placement (AP)
  • International Baccalaureate (IB)
  • SAT Reasoning Test
  • ACT Test

Schedules

Workshops, Trainings, & Resources

 

Internal Departmental Survey

Internal Departmental Survey 

This report is a collection of the results of the School District of Philadelphia Central Office Departmental Customer Service Survey.  

 

PSSA Administration 2011

Parent Letters

English          Albanian

Arabic            Chinese

French           Khmer

Russian          Spanish

Vietnamese

 

Below are the links to download the materials presented at the Test Coordinators’ Training on February 7th.

Links to guidelines/resources on the Pennsylvania Department of Education’s (PDE) website are also given below.

Handouts Presented on February 7th, 2011

The Powerpoint presented by the DRC and PDE

PSSA Testing DOs and DON’Ts

Calculator Policy

Dos & Don’ts of Test Security

Accommodations Guidelines:              

ALL                       ELL                        Sp. Ed./504                

Testing Compensation Form

Test Monitoring Form

PDE Monitoring Checklist

PSSA Responsibilities Checklist

PSSA-M Eligibility Criteria

Some Other Useful Documents

State School Codes

Information for Parents or Guardians (English & eight most dominant languages in the SDP)

English

Albanian

Arabic

Chinese

French

Khmer

Russian

Spanish

Vietnamese

Q & A from the Test Coordinators’ Training

Non-Disclosure Agreement 

Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) Links

PSSA Assessment handbook/Cut Scores/Released Items/Resources

http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/pennsylvania_system_of_school_assessment_(pssa)/8757/resource_materials/507610 

All, IEP/504 Plan, ELL Accommodations/Calculator Policy

http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/testing_accommodations___security/7448

PDE Test Security/PDE Monitoring Checklist

http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/testing_accommodations___security/7448/pssa_test_security_procedure/507625

PSSA Test Security Procedures FAQ

http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/testing_accommodations___security/7448/pssa_test_security_procedure_faq/507626 

Assessment Coordinator Handbook and Administration Manuals

http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/pennsylvania_system_of_school_assessment_(pssa)/8757/test_administration/507611

Guidelines for Identifying PSSA-M Students

http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/special_education/7465/assessment/607491